It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.